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All Member Meeting: Developing a Proven Influence Mindset to Improve Project Delivery


Topic Summary:

Project managers (PMs) typically have little to no authority or asset ownership beyond the charter, placing a premium on influence-based leadership. But how do PMs develop an influence-based leadership mindset? By exploring how influence works in a similar environment - the military! Military leaders have been achieving do-or-die, risk-laden projects for millennia…through influence! The Influence-based Leadership Mindset was distilled using a 3-round Delphi technique with seven senior military leaders-turned-successful project managers, providing attendees with a mindset proven to increase team performance!

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to: 1) Describe leadership's role in general management; 2) Compare and contrast civilian and military project environments; 3) Describe a proven Influence-based leadership mindset.



Eric Wright, PMI-ACP, PMP

Founder | CEO, Vets2PM, LLC

Bio: Eric “Doc” Wright, PhD, CM, is a military veteran, founder of Vets2PM, LLC and co-founder of the 501(c)3 Veteran Project Manager Mentor Alliance, and 2X Amazon #1 Best-Selling business author, philosopher, and linguist that specializes in helping other military veterans land meaningful, lucrative careers through provable fluency in the language of management and its specialized dialects of project management, cyber security management, HR management, and general management.  In fact, he wrote the best-selling book on How To Speak Civilian Fluently!, which he provides digitally to all veterans for free!

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Type of category: Special Events

Type of activity: Leadership

Date: October 27th, 2021

Hours: 5:30PM to 7:00PM

Number of PDUs: 1


Members: Free

Non members: $5.00


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